I don't rush to phone the doctor's office to find my results. But if I had a latest result in an envelope, I'd
Regardless of whether I know the result or not, my future course is charted. If the result is worse than I expect, my future treatment will be a little (or a lot!) sooner. If the result is the same as I expect or better, then I'll take the good news now.
And whatever the result, I remove a source of anxiety for the weekend. Go on,
No symptoms; PSA 5.7; Gleason 4+5=9; cancer in 4/12 cores
Non-nerve-sparing RRP 7 March 2008 age 63
Organ confined, neg margins. Gleason downgrade 4+4=8
Bimix worked well; now using just VED
PSA undetectable at first but then rose to 0.4, doubling time 6.5 months
Following diet change, PSA doubling time out to 11 months.
PSA now 0.7...